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Primary Sources

Blackwell, Henry. “Objections to Woman Suffrage Answered.” Women Suffrage Leaflet. 1895.


Objections to Woman Suffrage Answered is an article written for the Women Suffrage Leaflet. Henry Blackwell wrote it in March of 1896. The beginning of this article states that suffrage is not a right of anybody. It also states that Margaret Fuller, Louisa May Alcott, and Clara Barton were some of the eminent women that favored Woman Suffrage.
Barton, Clara. “Clara Barton Papers 1822-1912.”

The Clara Barton Papers were all written from 1860 to 1912. It is a collection of papers, pamphlets, speeches, writings, poems, pictures, and newspaper clippings. Many topics are covered including the war and the American Red Cross.

Barton, Clara. “Women’s Relief Corps.” Clara Barton Papers.

The Women’s Relief Corps is a collection of correspondence from Clara Barton. All of these correspondences were written between 1889 and 1896. Other things included in this collection are written materials, corps letterheads, and a list of the members of the Women’s Relief Corps.


Barton, Clara. “Civil War.” Clara Barton Papers. 1861.

The materials in Civil War are a collection of papers written between 1867 and 1912. Included in this collection are papers about the Civil War, the Grand Army of the Republic, and some of Clara Barton’s manuscripts. Many of these papers were written while Clara Barton was in Washington D.C.

Barton, Clara. “Clara Barton’s Testimony.” February 21, 1866.

The Clara Barton Testimony is a transcript from The Reports of the Committees of the House of Representatives, 39th Congress, First Session, 1865-1866. The testimony took place in Washington D.C. on February 21, 1866. She says in her testimony that for the last year she had been searching for the missing men of the Union Army. She goes on to explain orders given by General Wilson in detail.


Barton, Clara. “Notes on Antietam.” Clara Barton papers, library of Congress.

Notes on Antietam is a transcript of an essay written by Clara Barton. In the essay she recounts the night of September 16th. This night became to be known as the Battle of Antietam. She recounts seeing the men fighting. She also shares conversations that she had following the battle.


Barton, Clara. “Petition to the Senate.”

Petition to the Senate is a letter that Clara Barton wrote to the honorable committee on foreign relations in the United States Senate. In this letter Clara Barton writes about the recent bill presented to the Senate for the protection of the Red Cross insignia. Included in the letter are newspaper clippings from August 22, 1864.

Barton, Clara. “Andersville Testimony.” May, 1861.

Andersville Testimony was a speech given by Clara Barton. The speech took place in the May of 1861. She recounts many of the events she experienced during the war. The speech took place in Washington D.C.
Barton, Clara. “The Red Cross in Peace and War.”

The Red Cross in Peace and War is a book written by Clara Barton. The book tells about how the Red Cross came to the United States. It also tells about the events that the Red Cross has helped in. Clara Barton shares her experiences in this book.

Barton, Clara. “The Red Cross of the Geneva Convention.” 1878

The Red Cross of the Geneva Convention is a pamphlet written by Clara Barton. She begins it by addressing the people of the United States and the Senators and Representatives in Congress. In the pamphlet she is asking Congress to sign the treaty.


Betts Studio. “Clara Barton.” 1881

Betts Studio took the photograph in 1881. The photograph was taken in Dansville, New York. In the image, Barton has her back towards to camera with a side preview of her face. She was sixty years old when the photograph was taken,


Brady, Matthew. “Clara Barton.” 1865

The photograph was taken by Matthew Brady in Washington D.C. . The subject of the photograph is Clara Barton. It is considered the most famous and widely circulated photograph of Clara Barton.


Clara Barton, photograph, 1875

The photograph was taken of Clara Barton around 1875. It is known as being her favorite photograph of herself. In the original image, there was not a German Red Cross Field Badge on her collar but she had it added on.


Clara Barton, letter to Henry Wilson, January 18, 1863.

In 1863, Clara Barton wrote a letter to a Senator. That senator was Senator Henry Wilson. She wrote it on January 18, 1853. In this letter she requested that he assist her in procuring enough supplies for the battlefield and the hospitals. She requested whiskey, brandy, wine, condensed milk, prepared meals, cups, and plate.

Clara Barton, letter to Len, 1864.

In 1864, Clara Barton wrote a letter to her cousin, Len. The date was May 4th, in Washington D.C. She states that she is not sure of any of her correspondence is reaching him. She also says that there has not been a battle yet where they are. She ended the letter by saying, “Love to all, Clara.”


Clara Barton, letter. December 6, 1900.

Clara Barton wrote multiple letters to her cousin, Leander, over the course of many years. This particular letter was written on December 6, 1900. In the letter she congratulates him for his new appointment. She goes on to tell about her plans for the future.

“Miss Clara Barton”. 1860.

Miss Clara Barton is a photography taken of Clara Barton. It was taken between 1860and 1865. The precise time the photograph was taken is not known. It is on display at the National Archives at College Park.

Mary Barker G. Eddy. “Miss Clara Barton.” Clara Barton interviewed by Mary Baker G. Eddy, January 10, 1908.

Miss Clara Barton is a passage written for the New York American. It was written by Mary Barker G. Eddy. It was written on January 10, 1908 in Concord New Hampshire. The passage follows Clara Barton and describes the effect she has on people.
Secondary Sources
Founder Clara Barton.” American Red Cross.

Founder Clara Barton is an article. It was written for the American Red Cross. This article goes through many events of Barton’s life. It covers her time serving in the Civil War. It also goes into detail about how she first came in contact with the international Red Cross.

Clara Barton (1821-1912).” National Women’s History Museum.

An article called Clara Barton was written for National Women’s History Museum. It details her life from 1821 to 1912. One event that the article covers is when Barton had to go to Europe to regain her health on 1869.

Marko, Eve. “Clara Barton and the American Red Cross.” New York: Baronet Books, 1996.

Clara Barton and the American Red Cross is a book written by Eve Marko. It was published in January of 2005. It covers Barton’s life from the time of her birth to her death. It has extensive photographs of Barton.

Oates, Stephen B. Woman of Valor: Clara Barton and the Civil War. New York: The Free Press, 1994.

Woman of Valor: Clara Barton and the Civil War is a book written by Stephen B. Oates. In was published in 1994. The book goes into detail about Clara Barton’s role in the Civil War. It tells about what she was able to contribute to the Unions effort.

Whitelaw, Nancy. Clara Barton: Civil War Nurse. Enslow Publishers, Inc., 1997

Clara Barton: Civil Was Nurse is a book about Clara Barton that was published in 1997. Nancy Whitelaw wrote it. The book covers Clara Barton’s time as a nurse in the Civil War.



"Clara Barton and the American Red Cross." Clara Barton Birthplace Museum.

Clara Barton and the American Red Cross is an article written by the Clara Barton Birthplace Museum. It was written in 2010. The article goes into detail about how Clara Barton learned about the International Red Cross, the Early American Red Cross Disaster Relief Effort, and the Clara Barton National Historic Site.



Brown Pryor, Elizabeth. “Clara Barton, Professional Angel.” Professional Angel Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1987.

Clara Barton, Professional Angel is a book written by Elizabeth Brown Pryor. It was published in 1987. The book goes more into detail about Barton as a person rather than all her accomplishments. The book tells how she dared to go against society.



“Clara Barton Relief Organizer/ Humanitarian.” Civil War Trust.

Clara Barton Relief Organizer/ Humanitarian is an article that was written for the Civil War Trust. This article goes into depth about Clara Barton as a humanitarian. It tells about how President Lincoln appointed her General Correspondent for the Friends of Paroled Prisoners,

“Clara Barton, 1821-1912 Civil War Nurse Founder American Red Cross.” AmericanCivilWar.com

Clara Barton, 1821-1912 Civil War Nurse Founder American Red Cross is an article written for americancivilwar.com. It tells about how Barton transitioned from her life as a Nurse to becoming the founder of the American Red Cross.

Summers, Cole. “Clara Barton.” The Truth About Nursing.

Clara Barton Founder of the American Red Cross is an article written by Cole Summers. It was written for the truth about nursing. Barton felt that she needed tp help in the war efforts when saw pictures of her former students that were now soldiers.

“Medical Angels: Clara Barton and the Red Cross.” Heritage Education.

Medical Angels: Clara Barton and the Red Cross is an article written for heritage educations. The article goes into details about Barton’s other accomplishments besides the war and the Red Cross like how she was an advocate for women’s rights.

“Clara Barton’s House.” National Park Service.

Clara Barton’s House: Home of the American Red Cross is an article written for the National Park Service. The article goes into detail about the house that Clara Barton lived in. The house she lived in was also the house that she started the American Red Cross in.

Markel, Howard. “Clara Barton’s crusade to bring the Red Cross to America.” PBS.



Clara Barton’s crusade to bring the Red Cross to America is an article written by Dr. Howard Markel. He wrote the article for PBS. He writes about everything that Clara Barton had to go through to bring the Red Cross to America.


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